Sample local honey, wear a bee suit and go inside a bee tent and work the hive, feed butterflys and learn about what is happening to honeybees and pollinators around the world and how you can help them at The Michigan Honey Festival on Saturday, August 4, from 9 AM to 5 PM. Admission is $5. Free admission for children 12 and under.
Whether you are young or old, a beekeeper or a non-beekeeper, there is something for everyone at the festival including demonstrations, hive and honey judging, guest speakers, honey tasting, presentations, vendors, a butterfly tent, lectures, children's' games and activities and everything you need to learn or start beekeeping.
Watch a cooking demonstration by Chef Dietreich Bronner of local honey dishes paired with farm fresh cuisine from the Frankenmuth Farmers Market. See a live hive demonstration by Heroes To Hives and talk with local veterans about why they're becoming beekeepers. Learn about adventures in beekeeping in Slovenia, Fall Management of Beehives with Dave Anthony and Making Your Own Teas From Your Garden with Gina Delisi.
For more information visit michiganhoneyfestival.com.
Harvey Kern Pavillion is located at 601 Weiss Street in Frankenmuth.